Posts Tagged ‘2013’

Palazzo Mocenigo: Fashion and Perfumes

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Palazzo MocenigoPalazzo Mocenigo opened again to the public (the opening has been the 1st November 2013) with a completely new proposal, thanks also to the help of Pier Luigi Pizzi.
Thanks to the restoration many elements, furnitures, frescos and decoration of this wonderful building can be admired again by everybody.

The new exposition not only give you the chance to admire ancient drapes and clothes from ‘700, but also many other objects! This has been possible thanks to the collaboration of other venetians museums of Fondazione Musei Civici Veneziani.

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Renovation of Scuola Grande Di San Marco

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Scuola Grande Di San Marco Scuola Grande Di San Marco, part of the Civil Hospital of Venice, has been reopened after a long renovation.

Finally the wonderful Salone dell Colonne, Sala Capitolare and Sala dell’Albergo can be admired again by everybody.
This wonderful building is an opera of Mauro Codussi (the same architect who realized the Clock Tower in Piazza San Marco) who during the 1490 completed the facade and the wonderful internal stair (which is actually a reconstruction made during the ‘900).

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Da Giorgio Franchetti a Giorgio Franchetti at Ca’ D’oro Museum

Friday, November 22nd, 2013

Ca D OroSince few days, Ca’ D’Oro Museum promotes the last remaining days of the exposition “Da Giorgio Franchetti a Giorgio Franchetti. Collezionismi alla Ca’ D’Oro” with guided tours included in the rate of the ticket!
To be noticed that the exposition include “I Tesori del Ghetto di Venezia“, a wonderful collection of silver items restored by Venetian Heritage.
 
To be Remember also that next Saturday, 30th November 2013, the Gallery will be open also during  the evening, from 20.00 to 24.00. This is the first event dedicated to the theme “Misteri di Venezia”, accomplished with the association “Fili di Culture” and part of the National project “una Notte al Museo”.

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2013 Venice’s Film Festival

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Mostra del Cinema Venezia 2013 - www.venice-tourism.com The Venice Film Festival reaches this year its 70th Edition! The program is rich and varied and as always many Movie Stars are expected to come at the Lido di Venezia: George Clooney, James Franco, Matt Demon, Scarlett Johansson, Zac Efron.
 
The project this year is special because of the 70th Anniversary. The title is Venezia 70 – Future Reloaded: 70 Directors from all over the world have received the invitation to make a short film (lasting between 60 and 90 seconds) to celebrate the Anniversary of the Exhibition. All these 70 Directors attended at least once in the past editions of the Venice Film Festival.

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Anthony Caro at Museo Correr

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

CARO-Red-Splash  www.venice-tourism.comThe Correr Museum in the Saint Mark’s frame is the place that will host till Sunday 27th October 2013 the exhibition dedicated to the living sculptor Anthony Caro.
 
Anthony Caro isn’t new to Venice, he took part to the Biennale of Arts in 1958, 1966 and 1999. In this particular year he displayed about thirty works that cover more than fifty years of career.

His favorite material is steel, but he experimented many other solutions such as bronze, wood, lead and paper.

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Roy Lichtenstein at “Magazzini del Sale”

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Roy LichtensteinThe “Magazzini del Sale” (Fondazione Vedova site), will host the exhibition dedicated to Roy Lichtenstein, opened until Nov. 23rd 2013
The exhibition will display 45 works amongst them sculptures, drawings, collages and models. This is the first time that Italy hosts such amount of works from this American Pop Art genius!
 
The exhibition is focused on the Artist’s sculptures. That’s one of the reasons why this show is so important, as you know very well that this Artist is known more for its paintings than everything else. The masterpieces come from “The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation”,  “The Roy Lichtenstein Estate of New York” and from various Museums and private collections.
 

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Festa del Redentore 2013

Monday, July 15th, 2013

logo redentore positivoWe are gettin’ closer to Redentore’s Night!!! This Festival is very popular in Venice, it’s a mix of religious theme and spectacular celebration. It’s held since 1577, every year!!!

San Marco Basin will be the heart of the Festival. This Saturday, 20th July 2013, thousands of boats will joint there, dressed with ballons, lights and music. All together they will wait the big final of the night: the fireworks!!!

Thousand of colors and shades will light up the Lagoon and the Monuments facing Saint Mark’s Area.

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55. Biennale d’Arte 2013

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

biennale150x150The 55° Venice Biennale officially opened to the public on June 1st 2013. This year the curator is Massimiliano Gioni, a young art critic.

As usual the show takes place at the Giardini and in the Arsenale. This year the Exposition  looks like a labyrinth of ideas and emotions, a temporary Museum which investigates the ways in which the movie posters are used to organize knowledge.

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Project Glass Rooms – Fragile?

Monday, June 10th, 2013

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The project “The Glass Rooms” of the Giorgio Cini Foundation on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore continues with a new exhibition appointment: Fragile?
Glass Rooms initiative was established with the aim of enhancing the glass art of the Twentieth century emphasizing all the possible uses of this material.

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Manet comes back in Venice!

Monday, June 10th, 2013

Manet
Until August 18, 2013, in the halls of Palazzo Ducale, there will be exposed eighty paintings by Manet, drawings and engravings, in collaboration with the Orsay Museum in Paris.

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